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Plane flying backwards #1049271
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Im sure Ive posted or seen a post about this in the past , but I cant find anything in search .Cant remember the answer, anyway. Did anyone else see a smallish fast flying plane go over Wirral this morning with wings sloping forward making it look like its going backwards . What is it?

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If it was carrying a team of EU negotiators, it probably WAS going backwards!

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I would hazard a guess at an EU Typhoon Euro fighter, delta winged with two small stubby wings aligned forwards.

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Originally Posted by casper
I would hazard a guess at an EU Typhoon Euro fighter, delta winged with two small stubby wings aligned forwards.


Front wings are swept backward not forward


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By jove you are correct DD, I had it in my head that they pointed forward for some reason. idiot


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